A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck northern Ecuador on 16 April 2016, at 7 pm local time. It was the largest quake to hit the country since 1979.

Organisations involved in a humanitarian IT response in Ecuador are encouraged to share information below or email Global.ETC@wfp.org

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The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) is working on the Situation Overview of the Ecuador Earthquake

If you have any comments, suggestions or additional information, post it here or share with Global.ETC@wfp.org 

Samaritan's Purse is establishing an Emergency Field Hospital in San Vicente.

Our assessment states that electric, water and communication facilities are very limited and dysfunctional.  We are trying to establish a shared Telecom resource (VSAT) for the NGO commmunity to share.  If anyone has information about Ecuador telecom import restrictions, please let me know.

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